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The most iconic TV hairstyles of all time.

Television provides us with endless hours (or days, if you’re a Netflix addict like me) of entertainment, but sometimes, it also offers up some amazing style and beauty inspiration.

While some TV shows have entered the history books thanks to their great characters and storylines, others are equally as famous for bringing us some of the most iconic hairstyles of all time.

Enter, our definitive list of the most iconic ‘dos to ever grace our silver screens.

Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green in Friends

Show us a person who DIDN’T ask their hairdresser for ‘The Rachel’ in the 90s, and we will show you a liar.

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There is arguably no hairstyle that is more iconic than those face-framing layers. Yes, the show might have ended twelves years ago but we're still trying to grow them out.

Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City

Sure, the show might have mostly been about fashion and NYC, but have you seen those girls?

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Carrie was one woman who taught us all to embrace our hair in its most natural state, no matter how wild/curly/unruly it may be on some days.

Keri Russell as Felicity Porter in Felicity

Keri's character's infamous hairstyle change started as a joke, when she sent producers a picture of her with chopped-off locks (it was a wig).

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Alas, they loved the idea, and promptly premiere Felicity's chopped-off locks.

But fans hated it, and many blamed the dramatic ratings drop of the previously popular showo the hairstyle change. It's since become a running in joke in other TV shows, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Gilmore Girls. Eek.

Farrah Fawcett as Jill Munroe in Charlie's Angels

Hello effortless, sexy and bombshell blonde waves.

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Marge Simpson in The Simpsons

Look, it's not necessarily a style we want to emulate anytime soon, but there's certainly no denying that Marge's towering blue hair has become a cultural icon.

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Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in House of Cards

There's hardly a face on television whose hair is more closely linked with their character.

Image via Netflix.

Claire's hair is a major part of her storyline - in season three, she dyes it back to brown as an act of defiance, and as an effort to rekindle her marriage.

Florence Henderson as Carol Brady in The Brady Bunch

We're not sure anything screams 'THE 70s' more than Carol's signature mullet.

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Mrs. Brady's hair was all business at the front, party in the back. And we love it.

Katie Holmes as Joey Potter in Dawson's Creek

Why is this straight, brown hair so important, you ask?

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That's exactly it. Her Plain Jane, straight brown hair was truly reflective of some of the more conservative fashions of the 90s.

Blake Lively as Serena van der Woodsen in Gossip Girl

Forget the Rachel and the Felicity because the noughties were all about Serena's beachy waves.

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Not only was Serena every girl wanted to be, but also the girl who had the hair - thick, bouncy and beautiful blonde - that everyone wanted.

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